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PUBLICATIONS


1)
Okonkwo, J.C.

and Ibe S.N. (1994) Repeatability of Egg Number
and Egg Quality traits in Commercial Pullets,
J. of Nigerian
Society of Animal Production
. Vol. 21 Num. 1 & 2 Pp 71
-
75


2) Ibe S.N. and
Okonkwo, J. C.

(1994) Relationship between Laying
Age and Repeatability of Egg Quality traits,
J. of Nigerian Society
of Animal Production
, Vol. 21 Num. 1 & 2 pp 66
-
70


3)
Okonkwo J. C
. and Okoye, I. F. (2005): Genetic Engineering of
Plant Architecture;
Natural and Appl
ied Science Journal
, Nigeria,
1SSN 1119
-
9296, V 6 NUM 1 &2 Pp 82
-
88.


4)

Okonkwo, J. C.

and Okoye I. F. (2005): Effect of Forage on Water
Consumption of the Rabbit;
Natural and applied science journal
,
Nigeria, 1SSN 1119
-
9296, V 6 NUM 1 &2 Pp 26
-
29.


5)

O
konkwo J. C.,

Okonkwo, I.F. and Onwuemesi, P. C. (2006):
Genetic Correlation between Egg Quality Traits,
Natural and
applied science Journal
, Nigeria 1SSN 1119
-
9296, V7 NUM 1 &
2.Pp33
-
36.


6) Okonkwo, I. F.; Nwobu, R. A. U. and
Okonkwo, J. C
. (2006):
Antim
icrobial Activities of
Ceiba

Pentandra
.
Natural and applied
science Journal
, Nigeria, 1SSN 1119
-
9296, V7 NUM 1 &
2.Pp166
-
168.



7) Umerie, S. C., Okpalaononuju, A. N.,
Okonkwo, J.C
. and Nwobi, S.
C. (2006): The Pesticidal Effects of four Different Plant Le
aves:
Lantana camara, Ocimun bacilicum

(sweet basil),

Micromelum
pubecens

(curry), and
Ociumum viridis

(scent plant) on beans and
maize weevils.
Natural and applied science journal
, 1SSN 1119
-
9296 V7 NUM 1 & 2.Pp145
-
150,

8) Achufus, I. J. N.; Nwobu, R.A.U
. and
Okonkwo, J. C.

(2006): Tinea
Capitis among Primary School Children in Onitsha North and
Ogbaru Local Government Areas of Anambra State, Nigeria,
Journ. of Biomedical Investigation
, Publ of College of Health
Science, NAU, Awka, Vol.4, No. 2, Pp 28
-
31


9)
Okonkwo, J. C,

Omeje, I. S., Okonkwo, I. F. and Onwuemesi, P. C.
(2007): A Preliminary Study of Some Blood Biochemical Indices
of the West African Dwarf Goats (WADG) of Southern Nigeria,
Journal of Chemical Soc. Nig
., V (1), Num 1 & 2, Pp 44
-
48.


10)
Okonkwo, J. C.
; Omeje, I. S.; Okonkwo, I. F. and Mmereole,
F. U. (2007): Blood Protein and its Various Fractions in the
West African Dwarf Goats (WADG) of the Humid Tropics,
Natural and applied science journal
,1SSN 1119
-
9296 V8
(1), Pp8
-
13.


11)
Achufus, I. J. N., Emelugo, B. N. and
Okonkwo, J. C.

(2008):
Isolation, Characterization and Propagation of Bakers
Yeast from Local Palm Wine (
Elaeis

guinensis
),
Journ of
Biomedical Investigation
, Publ of College of Health
Science, NAU, Awka, Vol.6, No. 2,

Pp 24
-
28


12)

J. C. OKONKWO

and M. O. OBIAKOR (2008):

Morphometric
Studies of
Clarias

Gariepinus
, Burchell, 1822 (Pisces,
Claridae) from Anambra River Basin, Anambra State,
Nigeria,
Natural and applied science journal
, Nigeria,
1SSN 1119
-
9296 V9 (3), Pp32
9
-
335.


13) Umerie, S. C.,
Okonkwo, J. C.

and Okorie, A. F. (2009):
Utilization of African Yam Beans (
Sphenostylis

stenocarpa
) and Guinea Corn (
Sorghum

vulgare
) in
Weaning Food.
Natural and Applied Science Journal,

Nigeria, 1SSN 1119
-
9296; V10 (2), Pp121
-
12
7


14)
Okonkwo, J. C.

(2009): Effects of Breed and Storage
Duration on the Beta
-
Carotene content of Egg Yolk,
Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8 (10): 1629
-
1630, 2009;
ISSN 1680
-
5194, Asian Network for Scientific information,
2009,
http://pjbs.org/pjnonline/index.htm


15)

J. C. Okonkwo
, I. F. Okonkwo and I. J. N. Achufusi

(2009):
Prevalence of Bacteria Infections and Bio Safety in
Poultry Farms,
Journal of Agricultural Science and
Natural Resources, 2 (1): 27
-
37; Publ of Internation
al
Institute for Research & Advanced Studies,
iirasjrnl@gmail.com


16)
J. C. Okonkwo

and M. O. Obiakor (2010): Karyological and
Chromosomal Studies of Catfish (
Clariidae, Clarias
Gariepinus
, Burchell, 1822) from Anambra Basin,
Anambra State, Nigeria, Pakis
tan Journal of Nutrition 9 (2):
112
-
115, 2010; ISSN 1680
-
5194. Asian Network for
Scientific information, 2010,
http://pjbs.org/pjnonline/index.htm




17)
Okonkwo, J.C
, Okonkwo, I.F., Umerie, S. C., Ubaduba, N. J.
and Anene G. U. (2010): Haematological Pro
files of West
African Dwarf Goat (WADG) of the Rainforest Ecological
Zone of Southern Nigeria: Sex and Breed effects, Journal
of Environmental Research and Policies, Duncan Science,
Vol. 5 (1): 22
-
39


18)
Okonkwo, J. C.
, Omeje, I. S., Okonkwo, I. F. and U
meghalu,
I. C. E. (2010): Effects of Breed, Sex and Source within
Breed on the Blood Bilirubin, Cholesterol and Glucose
Concentrations of Nigerian Goats, Pakistan Journal of
Nutrition 9 (2): 120
-
124, 2010; ISSN 1680
-
5194. Asian
Network for Scientific infor
mation, 2010,

http://pjbs.org/pjnonline/index.htm


19)
Obiakor, M. O., Okonkwo, I. F., Umerie, S. C. and
Okonkwo, J. C.

(2010): Pollution Survey of Lagos
Lagoon and its Environmental Consequences,
Journal of Environmental Research and Policies, V5,
Number 1: 28
-
38, ISSN: 2006
-
1110, Duncan Science
Co.


20)
Okonkwo, J.C.
, Okonkwo, I.F. and Umerie, S. C. (2010):
Replacement o
f Feed Concentrate with Graded Levels of
Cassava Leaf Meal in the Diet of Growing Rabbits: Effect
on feed and Growth Parameters, Pakistan Journal of
Nutrition 9 (2): 116
-
119, 2010; ISSN 1680
-
5194. Asian
Network for Scientific information, 2010,

http://pjbs
.org/pjnonline/index.htm



21) S. C. Umerie, I. F. Okonkwo, N. A. Nwadialor and
J. C.
Okonkwo

(2010):

Studies on the Oil and Nutritive Value of
Seeds of
Crotoalaria retusa L
. (Fabaceae), Pakistan
Journal of Nutrition 9 (9): 912
-
914, 2010; ISSN 1680
-
5194.
A
sian Network for Scientific information, 2010,

DOI:

10.3923/pjn.2010.912.914


URL:http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjn.2010.912
.914

http://pjbs.org/pjnonline/index.htm



22
)
OBIAKOR, M O
; OKONKWO, J C;
EZEONYEJIAKU, C D;
EZENWELU, C O (2010) Genotoxicology: Single and Joint
Action of Copper and Zinc to
Synodontis clarias
and
Tilapi
a nilotica,

Vol. 14 (3) 59
-

64

J. Appl. Sci. Environ.
Manage.

World Bank assisted National Agricultural
Research Project (NARP)

JASEM ISSN 1119
-
8362,
September, 2010 Bioline International,
Full
-
text Available
Online at
www.bioline.org.br/ja


23)

Okonkwo

J C,
Omeje I S and Egu U N (2010
):
Identification
of X
-
chromatin and determination of its incidence in
Nigerian goat breeds.
Livestock Research for Rural
Development. Volume 22, Article #228,
Retrieved
December 14, 2010, from
http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd22/12
/okon22228.htm



24)

J. N. Eze,

Daisy Eruvbetine, O. J.

Akpodiete and

J. C.
Okonkwo

(2010):
Feeding Pattern, Carcass and Shell
Qualities of Snails

(Archachatina Marginata)

fed different Materials,
J. Innovative Research in Engineering &

Science 1(1):111
-
120,
http://www.grpjournal.org


25)
Afomezie P.I., Ebenebe C.I., Njoku O.O., Ufele A.N, and
J.C.
Okonkwo

(2011): Effects of different Soil

treatments on
Weight gain, Shell Length and Shell apertur
e of Snails
(
Archachatina marginata)

Pakistan Journal of Nutrition ,

10
(2): 151
-
154, 2011, ISSN 1680
-
5194. Asian Network for
Scientific information, 2011,

http://pjbs.org/pjnonline/index.htm


26) C. I. Ebenebe, Itefue, O., Ebere
-
Ohameje, T. C., and
J.C.
O
konkwo

(2011): Fortification of the Nutritive Value of
Mushroom (
Termitomyces microcarpus
) with Paw
-

Paw
Leaf Meal for Broiler Chicks Diet Pakistan Journal of
Nutrition, 10 (2): 155
-
158, 2011; ISSN 1680
-
5194. Asian
Network for Scientific information,

http://pjbs.org/pjnonline/index.htm



27)
J. C. Okonkwo
, I. S. Omeje and I. F. Okonkwo (2011): Effect
of source and sex on blood protein fractions of West
African Dwarf Goats (WADG),

RESEARCH OPINIONS IN
ANIMAL & VETERINARY SCIENCES
ISSN 2221
-
1896

www.roavs.com
,
1(3):158
-
161


28)

J. C. Okonkwo,

I. F. Okonkwo and

Godday U Ebuh (2011):
Effects of Breed, Sex and Source within Breed on the
Haematological

Parameters of the Nigerian goats, Online Journal
of Animal and Feed Research 1(1):08
-
13,
http://www.ojafr.ir

indexed in
http://www.cabdirect.org/search.html?rowId=1&options1=AND&q1=ojafr&occuring1=do&ro
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Id=2&options2=AND&q2=sc%3Aft&occuring2=freetext&rowId=3&options3=AND&q3=&oc
curing3=freetext&publishedstart=yyyy&publishedend=yyyy&calendarInput=yyyy
-
mm
-
dd&la=any&it=any&sho



29
)
J. C. O
konkwo,
M. O. Obiakor and P. C. Nnabude

(2011):
Micronuclei Profile an

Index of Chromosomal Aberrations in
Freshwater Fishes (
Synodontis clarias

and
Tilapia nilotica),

Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research 1(1):40
-
45,
http://www.ojafr.ir

http://www.cabdirect.org/search.html?rowId=1&options1=AND&q1=ojafr&occuring1=do&ro
wId=2&options2=AND&q2=sc%3Aft&occuring2=freetext&rowId=3&options3=AND&q3=&oc
curing3=freetext&publishedstart=yyyy&publishedend=yyyy&calendarInput=yyyy
-
mm
-
dd&la=a
ny&it=any&sho



30)
J. C. Okonkwo
, D. O. Amaefule and U. N. Egu (2010):
Relationship between body weight and other Biometric
characteristics of the Nigerian goat breeds, International
Journal of Animal Science, 2 (1): 102
-
106



31) Obiakor M. O.,
Okonkwo J
. C
., Nnabude P. C. and
Ezeonyejiaku C. D (2012): Eco
-
genotoxicology: Micronucleus
Assay in Fish Erythrocytes as In situ Aquatic Pollution Biomarker:
a Review, Journal of Animal Science Advances, Vol. 2 | Issue 1|
Pages 123
-
133,

http://www.grjournals.com






32) U. N. Uzokwe and
J. C. Okonkwo

(2012)
Survival Strategies
of Women Farmers against Climate Change in Delta State and
Implication

for Extension Services, International Journal of
Scientific Research,
Biological Horizon

ISSN: 2222
-
1255,

2012,
1(1): 1
-
4.

www.ijscience.com




Papers in Press

32) Umeghalu I.C.E and
J. C. Okonkwo
(2010)
:
Adaptation of
Modern Technologies and Small Scale Farmers:
Constraints and
Prospects, Pan
-
African Book Co


33) Umeghalu I.C.E and
J. C. Okonkwo
(2010): Increasing
Paddy Yield through Weed Control and Water
Management: A Case Study of Ada Rice Production
Nigeria Limited, Pan
-
African Book Co.

Conference Papers: Book of Abstracts an
d Conference
Proceedings


i)

Okonkwo, J. C
, Omeje, I. S., Okonkwo, I. F. and
Onwuemesi, P. C. (2007): A Preliminary Study of Some
Blood Biochemical Indices of the West African Dwarf
Goats (WADG) of Southern Nigeria, 2
nd

Annual
Conference, Chemical Soc. Nig. (CSN) Book of
Abstract, Paper Number 024.


ii)


J. C. Okonkwo
,

Godday U Ebuh and S. I. Omeje
(2009): Effects of Breed, Sex and Geo
-
ecological zones
on the Haematological Parameters of the Nigerian
goats, FAO/ IAEA Interna
tional Symposium on
Sustainable Improvement of Animal Production and
Health, 8
-

11 June 2009, Vienna, Austria, IAEA
-
CN
-
174
-
76, p. 76 Synopses


iii)


Omeje, I. S.,
Okonkwo, J. C.

and Godday U Ebuh
(2009): Identification of X
-
Chromatin and Determination
of its Fr
equency in Nigerian Goat Breeds, FAO/ IAEA
International Symposium on Sustainable Improvement
of Animal Production and Health, 8
-

11 June 2009,
Vienna, Austria. IAEA
-
CN
-
174
-
77, p 209 Synopses


iv)


Okonkwo, J.C
, Okonkwo, I.F., Umerie, S. C., Ubaduba,
N. J. and

Anene G. U. (2010): Haematological Profiles of
West African Dwarf Goat (WADG) of the Rainforest
Ecological Zone of Southern Nigeria, Nigerian.
Proceedings of International Conference on Biological
Science Research, World congress on Research and
Sustaina
ble Development, February, 10
-
11, 2010, Port
Harcourt, Nigeria, Pp 54
-
59


v)

J. C. Okonkwo,

D. O. Amaefule and U. N. Egu (2010):
Relationship between body weight and other Biometric
characteristics of the Nigerian goat breeds, Proceedings
of International Co
nference on Agricultural Research and
Development, World congress on Research and
Sustainable Development, February, 10
-
11, 2010, Port
Harcourt, Nigeria, Pp 13
-
17.


vi)


Obiakor, M. O., Okonkwo, I. F., Umerie, S. C. and
Okonkwo, J. C.

(2010): Pollution Survey
of Lagos Lagoon
and its Environmental Consequences, Proceedings of
International Conference on Engineering Research and
Research, World congress on Research and Sustainable
Development, February, 10
-
11, 2010, Port Harcourt,
Nigeria, Pp 48
-
59.


vii)

Obiakor, M.
O. and
J. C. Okonkwo

(2010): Eco
-
genotoxicology: micronucleus assay in fish
erythrocytes as in situ aquatic pollution biomarkers,
Biotechnology Conference held at University of
Nigeria, Nsukka
BSN/UNN/2010 conference.


viii)

J. C. O
konkwo,
M. O. Obiakor and P. C
. Nnabude

(2011):
Micronuclei Profile: an Index of Chromosomal Aberrations
in Freshwater Fishes (
Synodontis clarias

and
Tilapia
nilotica),

Proceedings of the 3
rd

International Conference
on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing
Countries, SAADC, July 26
-
29, 2011, Nakhon
Ratchasima, Thailand, pp 72.



Onwumelu; I. J.,
J. C. Okonkwo
and O. J. Akpodiete

(2012):

Growth Response of broiler chickens fed graded l
evels of yeast
treated raw soya bean and full fat soya bean, Paper Accepted for
presentation on
the 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress,

The
Animal Husbandry Association of Thailand
UNDER THE ROYAL
PATRONAGE OF H.R.H. PRINCESS MAHA CHAKRI
SIRINDHORN


ix)



Worksh
ops Attended with Dates

i)

International Course on Biotechnology in Agriculture:
Plants and Microorganisms, held in Rehovot, Israel,
September 10
-

October 29, 1996.


ii)

Computer Appreciation & Internet Utility (CAI)
-
by
AfriHUB ICT solution for Africa, Augu
st, 2007.


iii)

Sensitization Workshop/ Exhibition on the Potentials of
Moringa oleifera

plant in Health and Wealth creation,
organized by Raw Materials Research & Development
Council in conjunction with Nnamdi Azikiwe University,
Awka, held on 13
th

November, 2
008, at NAU, Awka


iv)

FAO/ IAEA International Symposium on Sustainable
Improvement of Animal Production and Health, 8
-

11
June 2009, Vienna, Austria.


v)

Workshop on Research Methodology, Funding and
Management, organized by School of Postgraduate
Studies, Nnamd
i Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra
State, July 7
-
11, 2009


vi)

World Congress on Research and Development,
Theme: Research and Sustainable Development of the
third World; Time for a Paradigmatic Shift, held on
February 9
-
12, 2010 at University of Port Har
court,
Nigeria.


vii)

The 3
rd

International Conference on Sustainable Animal
Agriculture for Developing Countries, SAADC, July 26
-
29, 2011, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.


Text Books


i)

Okonkwo, J. C
., Okonkwo, I. F. and S. C. Umerie

(2010): Trends in Modern Genetics: a Conceptual
Approach. Base 5 Publishers, ISBN: 978
-
222
-
275
-
5.


ii)

Okonkwo, J. C
. (2011): Genetic Engineering:
Practical Manual (in press).




iii)

Obienusi E. A. and
J. C. Okonkwo

(2011): Land and
Agricultural Productivity, In: E. Obienusi, B. Osuiwu
and Igu N. (eds): Essentials of Geography and
Meteorology, Allied Micro Production, Awka, Nigeria.


Leadership Positions Held


(i)

Laboratory Prefect
, Boys’ Secondary School, Unubi


Nn
ewi


South, Anambra State





1984


85


(ii)

Chairman



Akpabio Hall Government, University of
Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria


1988


89


(iii)

President
, Ranchers’ Association (Animal Science
Students’ Association) University o
f Nigeria Nsukka,
Enugu State




1988


89


(iv) Ogun State NYSC
Assistant Farm Manager



1990


91


(v)
Students’ Staff Adviser
-

Department of Production
Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe
University, Awka 2006
-

2008


(vi)
Students’ Staff Adviser
: Dept of Agric’l & Bioresources
2007
-
2009 Engineering, Namdi Azikiwe University, Awka,
Anambra State


(vii)
Departmental Board Secretary
-

Dept of Agric’l &
Bioresource Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, NAU,
A
wka 2007
-

2010


(viii)
Member
, Committee for the Development of Faculty of
Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
June
----
August, 2007.


ix)
Ag Head,

Department of Agricultural Bi
otechnology, Faculty of
Agriculture & Biotechnology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University,
Awka April 2010
-

Date


x)
Reviewer
, Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A,
ISSN 2161
-
6264 and Journal of Agricultural Science and
Technology B,
ISSN 2161
-
6256, Publications of David
Publishing Company, 1840 Industrial Drive, Suite 160,
Libertyville, IL 60048, USA
http://www.davidpublishing.com
, 2006 to date


xi)
Regional Editor
, Journal of Applied Sciences Research, ISSN
1816
-
157X & 1819X, Asian Scientific Journal,
http://www
.
2010
-
date


xii)
Regional Editor
, Journal of Applied Sciences Research, A
Publication of American
-
Eurasian Network for Scientifi
c
Information, American
-
Eurasian Network Scientific
Information, AENSI Publications
http://www.aensionline.com/jasr/jasr_regional
. 2010
-
date


xiii)
Editor
, Natural and Applied Sciences Journal I
SSN 1119
-
9296,

http://www.
naasjournal
-
ng.org/


xiv)

Editor/ Editorial Board member
, Journal of Research in


Engineering & Technology, Publication of International


Research and Dev
elopment Institute,

www.
irdi.org.ng
, 2011 to
date


XV)
Coordinator
, Diploma Programme, Faculty of Agriculture,
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
February 2012 to date


Academic
Distinctions/Professional Organization


(i)

Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Winner for
Post Graduate Studies




1992


93


(ii)

Member. Nigerian Society of Animal production



(iii)

Member, Genetic Society of Nigeria


(iv) Mem
ber, Research & Development Network, International
Research & Development Institute
-

10
-
01
-
11
-
20
2010
-

Date